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Tasmanian giant 15lb crab saved from the pot

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He was destined for the pot – if they had found one big enough to fit.

But Claude the Tasmanian giant crab was saved from death when the fisherman who caught him sold him to a British aquarium for £3,000.

Now, after a 29-hour plane journey from Australia – where giant crab meat is a delicacy – and two weeks in quarantine, Claude is ready to meet his public

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Robbie333

I am glad he was saved as he is special because of his size but...so much crab and so little Old Bay seasoning,LOL

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Kaikou

I better not let my dad see this, he'd want to eat it. :cry:

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S2F

I better not let my dad see this, he'd want to eat it. :cry:

Shoot, I want to eat it! I love eating crab...sooo good. ^_^

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Kaikou

Shoot, I want to eat it! I love eating crab...sooo good. ^_^

lol You would get plenty of meat out of it.

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schizoidwoman

He's rather fab!

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None of the above

One creature saved, but the wholesale destruction of life in the oceans continues without pause.

Edited by Atlantia

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skookum

All I can think of now is eating crab claw.

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Ashyne

Quote: ["Claude weighs a mighty 15lbs and measures 15 inches wide and would have produced 20lbs worth of meat"]

How can something weighing 15 pounds produce 20 pounds of meat?

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DoesntReallyLike

Quote: ["Claude weighs a mighty 15lbs and measures 15 inches wide and would have produced 20lbs worth of meat"]

How can something weighing 15 pounds produce 20 pounds of meat?

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Kryso

Wow, £3,000 for a crab!

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pallidin

Dang, that's one big crab. I read in the article that the Japanese spider crab is even larger. In any event impressive pics!

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FlyingAngel

saved or imprisoned???

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Biggz

Now that's what I call a bad case of crabs.

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mattryan209

Holy smokes!. Why does that women dare put her hand next to those freakishly massive claws?! That crab looks like it could take her whole arm off it wanted to.

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The Unseen

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah,Quick wheres the Butter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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csspwns

it would taste good if eaten i bet

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King Fluffs

I want to befriend him.

We will go on magical adventures together...

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kaptn k

Quote: ["Claude weighs a mighty 15lbs and measures 15 inches wide and would have produced 20lbs worth of meat"]

How can something weighing 15 pounds produce 20 pounds of meat?

Maybe they meant, he could've produced 20lbs. worth of a dinner when you add in all the side dishes. mashed potato, bread sticks, cake and whatever else people eat with crab dinners (never having had a crab dinner myself).

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